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Ivan Doig, American writer. Recipient Governor's Writers Day award, 1979, 81, 85, 88, award for literature excellence Pacific Northwest Booksellers, 1979, 81, 83, 85, 88, 94, Distinguished Achievement award Western Literature Association, 1989, Evans Biography award, 1992; fellow National Endowment for Arts, 1985.

Background

Doig, Ivan was born on June 27, 1939 in White Sulphur Springs, Montana, United States. Son of Charles Campbell and Berneta (Ringer) Doig.

Education

BJ, Northwestern University, 1961. Master of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Washington, 1969.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Montana State University, 1984. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Lewis and Clark College, 1987.

Career

Editorial writer, Lindsay-Schaub Newspapers, Decatur, Illinois, 1963-1964; assistant editor, The Rotarian, Evanston, Illinois, 1964-1966.

Works

Membership

Sergeant United States Air Force Reserve, 1962-1969. Member Authors Guild, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center M C.

Connections

Married Carol Dean Muller, April 17, 1965.

father:
Charles Campbell Doig

mother:
Berneta (Ringer) Doig

spouse:
Carol Dean Muller